Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 vs Sony Alpha A6300
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8vsSony Alpha A6300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

83

Overall Score

83

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully loaded and multi award winning MILC digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites and 13 further awards from other expert sites
95
Reviews
222 Reviews + 15 Awards
66
Value for Money
Good
91
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Age
20 Months Old
83
Overall Score
Excellent
MILC 20.3MP 4" 5184 X 3888 Pixels May 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Image Sensor Size Maximum Image Resolution Release Date
Camera Type MILC
Megapixels 20.3MP
Image Sensor Size 4"
Maximum Image Resolution 5184 X 3888 Pixels
Release Date May 2016
Sony Alpha A6300

82

Overall Score

82

Overall Score

Sony Alpha A6300

£566.70
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and top-quality MILC digital camera, with one of the highest image qualities available but representing only middle of the road value for money
94
Reviews
606 Reviews + 17 Awards
57
Value for Money
Average
93
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Age
17 Months Old
82
Overall Score
Excellent
MILC 24.2MP 1" 6000 X 4000 Pixels Sep 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Image Sensor Size Maximum Image Resolution Release Date
Camera Type MILC
Megapixels 24.2MP
Image Sensor Size 1"
Maximum Image Resolution 6000 X 4000 Pixels
Release Date Sep 2016
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

83

Overall Score

83

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully loaded and multi award winning MILC digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites and 13 further awards from other expert sites
95
Reviews
222 Reviews + 15 Awards
66
Value for Money
Good
91
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Age
20 Months Old
83
Overall Score
Excellent
MILC 20.3MP 4" 5184 X 3888 Pixels May 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Image Sensor Size Maximum Image Resolution Release Date
Camera Type MILC
Megapixels 20.3MP
Image Sensor Size 4"
Maximum Image Resolution 5184 X 3888 Pixels
Release Date May 2016
Sony Alpha A6300

82

Overall Score

82

Overall Score

Sony Alpha A6300

£566.70
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and top-quality MILC digital camera, with one of the highest image qualities available but representing only middle of the road value for money
94
Reviews
606 Reviews + 17 Awards
57
Value for Money
Average
93
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Age
17 Months Old
82
Overall Score
Excellent
MILC 24.2MP 1" 6000 X 4000 Pixels Sep 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Image Sensor Size Maximum Image Resolution Release Date
Camera Type MILC
Megapixels 24.2MP
Image Sensor Size 1"
Maximum Image Resolution 6000 X 4000 Pixels
Release Date Sep 2016

Top Prices

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
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£499.99
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£775.00
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Sony Alpha a6300 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Lens - Brand New (Brand new, unopened)
£687.49
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£715.12
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£727.30
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£820.39
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£889.00
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SONY ALPHA A6300 BODY (Brand new, unopened)
£1,074.61
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£1,199.99
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£679.00
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£739.99
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£779.00
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£779.00
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£779.00
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£799.00
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£779.00
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£999.99
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£779.00
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SONY a6300 Compact System Camera with 16-50 mm f/3.5-5.6 Wide-angle Zoom Lens - Black, Black
£799.00
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Reasons For

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
4 Reasons For
Bigger Image Sensor Size
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is a 4/3" image sensor size digital camera. That's 3" bigger than the Sony Alpha A6300 (1/3").

Optical sensor size is one of the most important factors affecting the image quality produced by a digital camera. Compact digital cameras have smaller optical sensors due to the reduced space available in the camera body. Digital SLRs and Mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras (MILCs) have large optical sensors to achieve maximum image quality.

A larger optical sensor produces better quality photographs. A 4/3" sensor size has a 2x crop factor compared to 35mm film, while a 1/4" sensor size is significantly smaller and will result in lower quality images.

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Higher Display Resolution
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 has a display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels, but the Sony Alpha A6300 is only a 921,600 pixels display resolution digital camera (118,400 pixels lower).

The display resolution on a display camera denotes how high detail the display is.

High resolutions on the display of your camera means that the photos you take will be shown in higher detail, allowing you to see them more clearly.

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£67 Cheaper
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 costs £66.71 less than the Sony Alpha A6300.
More Popular
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is a more popular choice amongst buyers.
6 Reasons For
3.9MP Higher Megapixels
The Sony Alpha A6300 is a 24.2MP digital camera. That's 3.9MP higher than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 (20.3MP).

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

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50% Higher Maximum ISO Sensitivity
The Sony Alpha A6300 has a maximum ISO sensitivity of 51,200. That's 25,600 higher than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 (25,600).

ISO sensitivity denotes the sensitivity of your camera to available light. Modifying the sensitivity causes the camera to gather more or less light when forming an image. Higher sensitivity gathers more light, which means can lead to a sharper image in low-light conditions. However it may also lead to increased 'noise', meaning the ISO level must be carefully modified to get the best shot.

A higher maximum ISO sensitivity will allow you to take photos in lower light levels without using flash.

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Lighter
The Sony Alpha A6300 has a weight of 361g, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 is a 435g digital camera (74g heavier).

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

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400 Battery Life
The number of battery life on the Sony Alpha A6300 is 400, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 only takes 330 battery life.

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

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More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Better Brand
Sony digital cameras have an average rating of 87.5%, whereas Panasonic has an average rating of 87.4%.

Size and Dimensions

Reviews & Awards

Awards

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
15 Awards
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Average Expert Rating

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
Best
5 stars
24 reviews
4 stars
14 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
Best
5 stars
109 reviews
4 stars
22 reviews
3 stars
4 reviews
2 stars
3 reviews
1 star
1 review
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Average Brand Rating

Sony has a better average brand rating than Panasonic. The average brand rating for Sony is 87.49% based on 24,761 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Panasonic is 87.44% based on 14,873 reviews.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
Panasonic

87

87

Based on 14,873 reviews
Sony

87

87

Based on 24,761 reviews

Date Released

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
20 months old 17 months old Best

What are They Best Used For

Portrait Photography

When ranking cameras for their skill in taking portrait photos, we’ve concentrated on several key attributes. The most important of these are image resolution, sensor size and image stabilisation. A larger image resolution means the portrait will be more detailed, while the sensor and stabiliser means that the portrait won’t be blurry at all. On top of that, a pre-flash can help reduce the chance of red eye, and smile detection can help find that perfect moment Finally, extras like a handheld remote control or a self timer can help with taking self-portraits and group shots.

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Landscape Photography

When ranking cameras for their ability to photograph landscapes, we’ve concentrated on a number of key attributes. The most important of these is optical zoom capability, since it allows you to take detailed photos of particular parts of the landscape from a long way away and still have them come out in good detail. Weight and battery life are also very important, since you may be carrying your camera with your for a long time while walking around - you want it to be light enough to not be a hassle, and with a good strong battery, so it doesn’t run out of juice mid-way through the trip! Finally we have taken into account several important factors, such as environmental protection (especially water and dust resistance) and whether the camera comes with GPS, in order to pin-point exactly where you took the photo for later reference.

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Everyday Photography

When ranking cameras for everyday use, we’ve concentrated on size and battery life, since you don’t want your camera weighing you down as you wander, and you definitely don’t want it running out of juice! Good optical sensor size and an image stabiliser are also important, since many of your photos will be taken with very short notice, and these will help reduce any instances of blurring in the photo. Finally, a moving display allows you to tilt the display up and down, in order to raise or lower the camera to find interesting angles, while still being able to see the display to frame the shot.

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Sports Photography

One of the most important attributes of a good sports photography camera is speed. The players at a game will normally be moving very fast, so you need a camera that will keep up with them and produce clean, unblurry photos. Therefore a fast shutter speed and an image stabiliser will allow you to react fast to sudden events without the end result turning into a blurry mess. Connected to this, a multi burst (or ‘motor drive’) functionality will allow you to take a larger number of photos in a very short space of time - therefore meaning you’ll have a large number of shots to choose from when selecting the perfect photo afterwards. Because you may be taking an awful lot of photos, a good battery life is very important too. Finally, weatherproofing is always a good idea - rain doesn’t always stop play, and you definitely don’t want it to stop your camera!

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Wildlife Photography

When ranking cameras for their ability to photograph wildlife, we've concentrated on a number of key attributes. Optical zoom is important to allow you to take clear, detailed photos of animals without having to get physically close to them. A high ISO sensitivity will help take cleaner photos in low-light conditions. Finally, since animals tend to move (and sometimes quite fast), we consider a trio of the camera's shutter speed, auto focus power and whether it has an image stabilisation system or not. All three of these will help you take crisper, cleaner photos of fast moving objects.

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Key Features

Megapixels

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Image Sensor Size

Optical sensor size is one of the most important factors affecting the image quality produced by a digital camera. Compact digital cameras have smaller optical sensors due to the reduced space available in the camera body. Digital SLRs and Mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras (MILCs) have large optical sensors to achieve maximum image quality.

A larger optical sensor produces better quality photographs. A 4/3" sensor size has a 2x crop factor compared to 35mm film, while a 1/4" sensor size is significantly smaller and will result in lower quality images.

Maximum ISO Sensitivity

ISO sensitivity denotes the sensitivity of your camera to available light. Modifying the sensitivity causes the camera to gather more or less light when forming an image. Higher sensitivity gathers more light, which means can lead to a sharper image in low-light conditions. However it may also lead to increased 'noise', meaning the ISO level must be carefully modified to get the best shot.

A higher maximum ISO sensitivity will allow you to take photos in lower light levels without using flash.

Weight

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Specification

 
 
 
Picture Quality Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
Camera Type
MILC
 MILC
MILC
 MILC
Megapixels 20.3MP 24.2MP
BEST
Image Sensor Size 4"
BEST
1"
Still Image Resolution
6000 x 4000
 6000 x 4000
6000 x 4000
 6000 x 4000
Maximum Image Resolution
6000 x 4000
 6000 x 4000
6000 x 4000
 6000 x 4000
Sensor Type
CMOS
 CMOS
CMOS
 CMOS
Image Formats Supported
RAW JPG
MPO JPEG XR
JPEG
 RAW
 JPG
 MPO
 JPEG XR
 JPEG
RAW JPG
MPO JPEG XR
JPEG
 RAW
 JPG
 MPO
 JPEG XR
 JPEG
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels 21.77MP 25MP
BEST
Supported Aspect Ratios
16:9,1:1,16:9,1:1
 16:9,1:1,16:9,1:1
16:9,1:1,16:9,1:1
 16:9,1:1,16:9,1:1
 
 
 
Lens System Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
Minimum Aperture Number 2.8
BEST
4
Maximum Aperture Number 22 22
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 120mm 75mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 24mm 24mm
Aspherical Lens 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Diaphragm Blade 7 7
Filter Size 58mm 55mm
 
 
 
Focusing Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
Closest Focusing Distance 0.2m 0.25m
BEST
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
single continuous
tracking Single Auto Focus
Continuous Auto Focus Face tracking
contrast detection Face detection
Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 contrast detection
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
single continuous
tracking Single Auto Focus
Continuous Auto Focus Face tracking
contrast detection Face detection
Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 contrast detection
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Points 425
BEST
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 
 
 
Light Exposure Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
ISO Sensitivity
Auto
 Auto
Auto
 Auto
Light Exposure Modes
shutter priority aperture priority
Auto Manual
Shutter priority AE Aperture priority AE
aperture priori Shutter priori
AP M
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 aperture priori
 Shutter priori
 AP
 M
shutter priority aperture priority
Auto Manual
Shutter priority AE Aperture priority AE
aperture priori Shutter priori
AP M
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 aperture priori
 Shutter priori
 AP
 M
Maximum ISO Sensitivity 25,600 51,200
BEST
Minimum ISO Sensitivity 100 100
Light Metering
Evaluative (Multi-pattern) Centre-weighted
Spot evaluative
Multi-pattern
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 evaluative
 Multi-pattern
Evaluative (Multi-pattern) Centre-weighted
Spot evaluative
Multi-pattern
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 evaluative
 Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction
±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Light Exposure Control
Program AE Program
 Program AE
 Program
Program AE Program
 Program AE
 Program
 
 
 
Shutter Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 60s
BEST
30s
 
 
 
Flash Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
Flash Modes
Auto Flash off
Forced on Red-eye reduction
Slow synchronization Second curtain synchro
Flash on High-speed synchronization
 Auto
 Flash off
 Forced on
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Flash on
 High-speed synchronization
Auto Flash off
Forced on Red-eye reduction
Slow synchronization Second curtain synchro
Flash on High-speed synchronization
 Auto
 Flash off
 Forced on
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Flash on
 High-speed synchronization
Flash Guide Number Unknown - Click to provide data 6m
Flash Sync-Speed 1s 1s
Flash Exposure Correction
±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 
 
 
Video Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
Maximum Video Resolution
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
Video Resolution
3840 x 2160 (4K) 3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1280 x 720 640 x 480
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
3840 x 2160 (4K) 3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1280 x 720 640 x 480
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Motion JPEG Frame Rate Unknown - Click to provide data 30fps
Video Formats Supported
MP4 AVCHD
AVC MPEG
MPEG4 H.264
MPEG-4
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MPEG-4
MP4 AVCHD
AVC MPEG
MPEG4 H.264
MPEG-4
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MPEG-4
Resolution At Capture Speed
3840x2160@25fps 3840x2160@24fps
3840x2160@30fps 1920x1080@60fps
1920x1080@30fps 1280x720@30fps
 3840x2160@25fps
 3840x2160@24fps
 3840x2160@30fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@30fps
3840x2160@25fps 3840x2160@24fps
3840x2160@30fps 1920x1080@60fps
1920x1080@30fps 1280x720@30fps
 3840x2160@25fps
 3840x2160@24fps
 3840x2160@30fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@30fps
 
 
 
Audio Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
Audio System
Mono
 Mono
Mono
 Mono
Audio Formats Supported
MP4 LPCM
PCM AAC++
 MP4
 LPCM
 PCM
 AAC++
MP4 LPCM
PCM AAC++
 MP4
 LPCM
 PCM
 AAC++
 
 
 
Memory Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
Compatible Memory Cards
SDXC SDHC
SD MS PRO
MS PRO Duo MS PRO Duo Mark 2
MS Pro-HG MS Pro-HG Duo
MS Pro-HG Duo HX MicroSD (TransFlash)
MicroSDHC MicroSDXC
microSD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo Mark 2
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MS Pro-HG Duo HX
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
 microSD
SDXC SDHC
SD MS PRO
MS PRO Duo MS PRO Duo Mark 2
MS Pro-HG MS Pro-HG Duo
MS Pro-HG Duo HX MicroSD (TransFlash)
MicroSDHC MicroSDXC
microSD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo Mark 2
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MS Pro-HG Duo HX
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
 microSD
Memory Slots 1 1
 
 
 
Display Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
Display Diagonal 3" 3"
Field of View 100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution 1,040,000 Pixels 921,600 Pixels
BEST
Display
OLED
 OLED
OLED
 OLED
 
 
 
Viewfinder Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
Magnification 1.54x
BEST
1.07x
Viewfinder Type
Electronic
 Electronic
Electronic
 Electronic
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
HDMI Connector Type
Micro
 Micro
Micro
 Micro
 
 
 
Camera Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
White Balance
ATW Auto
Cloudy Daylight
Shade Flash
Halogen Fluorescent
Incandescent Fluorescent H
Fluorescent L
 ATW
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Halogen
 Fluorescent
 Incandescent
 Fluorescent H
 Fluorescent L
ATW Auto
Cloudy Daylight
Shade Flash
Halogen Fluorescent
Incandescent Fluorescent H
Fluorescent L
 ATW
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Halogen
 Fluorescent
 Incandescent
 Fluorescent H
 Fluorescent L
Photo Effects
Black&White Sepia
Vivid Negative film
Neutral
 Black&White
 Sepia
 Vivid
 Negative film
 Neutral
Black&White Sepia
Vivid Negative film
Neutral
 Black&White
 Sepia
 Vivid
 Negative film
 Neutral
Self-Timer Delay
Image Editing
Rotating Crop
 Rotating
 Crop
Rotating Crop
 Rotating
 Crop
Camera File System
Exif 2.3 RAW
DCF Exif
DPOF
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 Exif
 DPOF
Exif 2.3 RAW
DCF Exif
DPOF
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 Exif
 DPOF
Camera Playback
Movie Single image
Slide show Thumbnails
Thumbnail Single
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Thumbnail
 Single
Movie Single image
Slide show Thumbnails
Thumbnail Single
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Thumbnail
 Single
Built-In Processor Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Eye Relief 21mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Modes
Landscape Panorama
Portrait Night
Sports Twilight
 Landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Night
 Sports
 Twilight
Landscape Panorama
Portrait Night
Sports Twilight
 Landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Night
 Sports
 Twilight
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
DAN DUT
GRE CZE
ENG FIN
FRE DEU
ITA JPN
POL POR
ESP SWE
TUR HUN
EN ES
F
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 EN
 ES
 F
DAN DUT
GRE CZE
ENG FIN
FRE DEU
ITA JPN
POL POR
ESP SWE
TUR HUN
EN ES
F
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 EN
 ES
 F
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
Weight 435g 361g
BEST
Height 77.9mm 66.9mm
Depth 61.3mm 48.8mm
Width 133.2mm 120mm
Lens Weight 165g
BEST
307.9g
Lens Length 63.6mm
BEST
75mm
Lens Diameter 60.6mm
BEST
66.6mm
Weight (including Battery) 487g 404g
BEST
 
 
 
Battery Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
Power Source Type
Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Battery
Battery Supported Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Battery Life Unknown - Click to provide data 2h
Battery Capacity 1,200mAh
BEST
1,020mAh
Battery Life 330 Shots 400 Shots
BEST
Battery Voltage 7.2V 7.3V
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
 
 
 
Packaging Content Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
Cables Included
USB Micro-USB
micro USB
 USB
 Micro-USB
 micro USB
USB Micro-USB
micro USB
 USB
 Micro-USB
 micro USB
 
 
 
Other Features Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Sony Alpha A6300
Camera Shutter Speed

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